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Aug 31, 2013 8:45am EDT
would like to say special thanks to martha who fielded this whole adventure, you have done had marvelous job. give her a hand too. [applause] >> thank you for that. that was phenomenal and nice to see, beaten into submission and sufficiently moved, that was wonderful, thank you for being here today. there is the loss in that this property is no longer being handed down in the same way as vinson 1652. the advantage too is there is an organization here now that is dedicated to preserving down from 8,000 acres to the remaining 243 and making sure we don't lose another one. and there is an organic farm planted here, history programming, plans to preserve the house, plans to restore cornelia's garden. the history and the narrative sort of comes to a close, there is a loss in that, there's something exciting about the future that we expect to continue here for a very long time. i invite you all to come up, we are open until at is too cold to do that. there are so many things, but one in particular is there is the spiralling history here, goes off in all these incredible directions and we are l
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 12:00pm EDT
, as long as i'm in the senate kentucky will have a voice instead of san francisco and martha's vineyard. [cheering] look at all these liberals, all these liberals come down here to push me around. they're not going to get away with it, are they? >> no! >> rand paul, ed whitfield and i take kentucky's fight to the liberals every single day. let me give you an example. a few months ago, the nanny state liberals decided to, the nanny state liberals decided you couldn't fish below the dams on the river anymore. well i rounded up the groups. we all got together with ed whitfield and rand paul and you can still fish below the dams. we stopped them. [cheering] back at beginning of the year they tried to raise taxes on everybody. i led the charge to save 99% of kentuckians from a tax increase. [cheers] they tried to bully, they tried to bully conservatives over at the irs but we called them out. [cheering] look, you can't get anything of those done from the back bench. that's why it is important, very, very important, to keep kentucky's voice strong. we've obviously got some big elections comin
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 11:00am EDT
was a second cousin, when the british, potomac to burn mount vernon, get out my books and martha, presumably not in that order -- [laughter] >> he presumed he was going to lose everything. when jefferson eventually gets around to writing those famous words, our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor, they sounded pretty rhetorical. hey, they were for real. it was everything. you have to be willing to do that. and he was willing. later, in 1779, a british frigate comes up to potomac and lund washington says i'm going to send out a skiff with fruit and presence to appease the british captain. so we does not and the british captain says, hey, man, i'm just fishing for airing. i have no evil intention figures even know this is mount vernon. so lund washington sends a report of this to george, sort of proud that he defended the homestead. and washington writes back and says, i am extremely distressed at what you have told me. you have sullied my honor. if it happens again, let them burn it to the ground. these are the kind of guys we are talking about, okay? there's a special quality to this pa
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 5:00pm EDT
and martha, presumably, not in that order. [laughter] he presumed he was going to lose everything. when jefferson gets around to writing the famous words, our lives, our fortune, and our sacred honor. they sounded pretty rhetorical. hey, they were for real. it was everything. it was all in. you had to be willing to do that, and he was willing. later in 1779, a british frigot comes up the river, and they say, i'm going to send out a skiff with fruit and presents to appease the british captain. he does that. the captain says, hey, man, i'm just fishing for herriing. [laughter] i have no evil intentions. he does not even know this is mount vernon. lund washington sends a report of this to george sort of proud he defended the homestead, and washington writes back and says i'm extremely distressed at what you have told me. you have sullied my honor. if it happens again, let me burn it to the ground. these are the kinds of guys we're talking about here, okay? there is a special quality to the particular crisis that generates a level of leadership, not just in virginia, but beyond. by the way,
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 7:00pm EDT
and image." next week martha washington to an mrs. van buren. starting at 9:00 eastern on c-span. >>> coming up tonight on c-span2. a senate foreign relations hearing that looks at way to improve security at u.s. embassy overseas. and governors from as cro the country meet in milwaukee for the official national governor association summer meeting. >>> today the state department issued world wide travel alert focused on regions in the middle east and north africa after the department received information that al qaeda could be planning attacks throughout the month of august. as precaution they announce they would be closing as many as 21 embassy and consulate in countries such as iran, egypt, libya, afghanistan, and yemen effected sunday. it remains
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 8:30am EDT
's first ladies. week martha washington to ann gel la -- angelica van buren. starting tonight at 9 p.m. eastern on c-span. and during tonight's program on martha washington, join in the conversation with historian and author patricia brady at facebook.com/c-span. >> members of the house oversight subcommittee recently examined the legality of a government rule authorizing tabs credits for americans -- tax credits for americans who buy health insurance through federally-run exchanges. republicans argue the law allows tax credits only if for those receiving insurance through state-based exchanges. oversight committee chairman darrell issa threatened the official with subpoenas if the treasury department does not provide more information about the rulemaking process. the tax credits issue is currently the subject of a lawsuit brought by the state of oklahoma. this runs about 90 minutes. >> emily mcmahon is the deputy assistant for tax policy, u.s. department of treasury. thank you for being here. pursuant to all committee rule, all witnesses are sworn inng before they testify. if you'd
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
sequestration. >> martha coven, associate director for education and community and labor at the office of management and budget which is part of the executive office of the president. so we on behalf of the present over to the budget for the number of federal agencies including education. the ministry for children and families at hhs where the head start progress. >> i'm the director of policy and planning at the office of head start within the department of health and human services and the start of the early childhood career 20 years ago in head start agency in brooklyn. so i'm really happy to be here today. >> i'm sharon parrott from the center on budget and policy priorities were on the vice president's budget policy and economic opportunity. this is the second go-round for me at the center on budget and just prior to returning in november i worked for secretaries and police at the department of health and human services. >> i'm michael duncan managing director for economic policy at the center for american progress where my work focuses on the federal budget, deficits and debt. >>
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 10:00am EDT
sequestration. >> i'm martha covan the associate director for -- office of manage and budget which is part of the executive oversee the budget of a number of federal agencies including education, the administration for children and families at hhs where the head start program is. >> hi cay within the department hhs hhs and i started my early childhood career twenty years ago in a head start agency in brooklyn. so i'm really happy to be here today. i'm sharon from the center on budget and policy priorities. where i'm the vice president of budget policy and economic opportunity. this is a second go around for me at the center budget and friar returning in november, i worked for secretary inteel yous -- inteem use. >> i'm the manager director my work mostly focuses on the federal budget, deficits, and debt. >> great. i was wondering for we could start with you. we heard the numbers that have been mentioned in introduction about the over 57,000 slots that vitamin be lost. i wonder if you might be able to drill down a little bit more to that. i know, that the office of head start has some addit
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
comes from martha in maine. >> caller: hello. thanks again for the wonderful three hours. it's an honor to talk to a journalist who writes history. i have become ensconced in my history reading, and this summer i'm reading nathaniel show barracks bunker hill. as still can't believe washington train during the french and indian war and ended up working with general gage. when general washington was appointed for our american revolutionary war fiske's -- here he is in boston. washington is going in and general gage is retreating with the american revolution. i'm just amazed at all of this. >> host: martha, to you have a question? >> caller: i want to ask about all these soldiers that are hesitant to fire the first shot. apparently at lexington there was this hesitancy, and it makes me think of fort sumter and the civil war. nobody wants to fire the first shot. >> guest: well, there were plenty of shots fired in world war ii. there was a book that was published after the war debt estimated that a substantial number of soldiers in combat never fired a shot, that as many as -- i can remember
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
and i'm excited to be here today to share some of our concerns about sequestration. >> i i am martha coven the associate director for education income maintenance and labor at the office of management and budget which is part of the executive office of the president samba half of the president we ever see the budgets of the number of budgets including education and administration were children and families for the head start program is. >> i am colleen. i'm the director of policy and planning at the office of head start within the department of health and human services and i started my early childhood career 20 years ago in the head start agency in brooklyn so i'm really happy to be here today. >> i am sharon from the center of budget and policy priorities. i'm the vice president of budget policy. this is the second go-round for me at the center budget. i worked for secretary sebelius at the department of health and human services. >> i michael lind and the managing director here at the center for american progress. >> colleen i was wondering if we could start with you. we have hear
CSPAN
Aug 4, 2013 10:00pm EDT
did martha tear of south asian studies and the director of international studies at the kennedy college in connecticut. are you going back to trinity? the author of more than one dozen but long dash books if you count those the only available in india. this year he published two books one we will not talk about but it is worth checking out called uncle swami called. >> it is about of south asia is a good book. we will talk about his new book just published a called "the poorer nations"r many vijay is unquestionably the leading historian of the global self today. not only in the sense this book and its pre-quell the darker nations and in their sad not that they so thoroughly cover the rise of the political movements of the global south but they turn the history of the 20th century upside-down hence our. they do it tells the story of the era of the cold war of the point of view of the third world so it is a really unusual paradigm shifting of history. then "the poorer nations" i will not talk about a much but it covers the period of the rise of what we now call the global south ra
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
that the president himself made in martha's vineyard last week at the beginning of july, the president announced publicly that our review, that our aid and assistance relationship with egypt was under review. we have made these announcements and these decisions public, and we've explained to them, to you and your viewers why these decisions were made and why these actions were taken. >> a couple other quick ones. what do you say to our allies like israel and saudi arabia that are saying they are backing the military government and that the u.s. should be backing the military government in egypt because they're going to bring stability maybe not today, but in the long run, they're bringing stability. what do you say to our allies? >> well, what i would say to anybody who asks is that we have expressed our strong concerns, in fact, our condemnation about the failure of the interim government in egypt, the one you're referring to, to respect basic human rights. in fact, they went beyond just disrespecting those rights and perpetrated terrible violence against many be peaceful protesters. that is so
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2013 12:00pm EDT
and martha kellner chair of south asian studies and the director of international studies at trinity college in hartford, connecticut. and are you going back to trinity? [laughter] the future -- >> the problem, situation in beirut. >> right. he is the author of more than a dozen books if you count the books that are only available in india. unfortunately, there are a few that are only published there. this year he published two books. one of the books that we're not going to talk about but is really worth checking out is a book called uncle swame, and it's about the history and the role of south asians in america. it's a really good book. we are going to talk about his new book that was just published by verso books called "the poorer nations." and, you know, for my money vijay is unquestionably the leading historian of the global south today. not only in the sense that this book and its prequel, "the darker nations," and the two books are really kind of a set. not only in the sense that they so thoroughly cover the rise of the political movements of the global south, but they really turn th
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 8:00pm EDT
stuff to watch for me, but mitt is a cross between steady and martha stewart, some denied that. at china media. serbs and in her mid-20s you can rent a $19 house in l.a. and if you talk like an engineer or silicon valley for renting, i huge crown. i think it's great for someone in their 20's. the stairwell. considering how many people are starving. someone to minimize, but on the other hand, if that is that to the top, think about where everyone else's. we had this incredible lowering of expectations. the thing is for every general marbles there is just a million people who are only that close. all the people who have 20,000 or 000,000 use an youtube, is so close. a few tantalizing things, if you gates. i could almost make this work. the society based on false hope is one of the cruelest. at some point, there will start to have pretty rough midlife crisis when it did now workout. it's a shame. it's a jazzy waiting to happen for the facebook generation. so let some point the facebook generation more likely kids will say we're sick of this domestic of every financial scheme being a giant c
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 5:00pm EDT
's vacationing in martha's vineyard. here is part of the remarks. >>> that's why we are so concerned by recent events. we appreciate the complexity of the situation. mohammed morsi was elected president in a democratic lek, his government was not inclusive, and it not respect the view of all jinxes. we know that many egyptiansing with millions of egyptians, perhaps even a majority of egyptians were calling far change in course. while we conot believe that force is the way to resolve political differences, after the military's intervention several weeks ago, there remain a chance for reconciliation and an opportunity pursue a democratic path. instead we have seen a more dangerous path taken through arbitrary arrests, a broad crackdown on mr. morsi's associations, and supporters and now tragically violence in sake of the lives of hundreds of people and wounded thousand more. the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal right essential to human dignity. including th
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 8:00pm EDT
mohammed morsi. president obama delivered a statement today in martha's vineyard on the situation in egypt. condemning yesterday's violence that left more than 500 people dead. here is a little of what the president had to say. >> that's why we are so concerned about recent events. we appreciate the complexity of the situation. mohammed morsi was elected president in a democratic election, his government was not clues -- inclusive and did not respect all the views of all the egyptians. we know many egyptians, millions of egyptians, operators a majority of gippings were calling for a change in course. while we do not believe that force is the way to resolve political differences, after the military's intervention there remain a chance for reconciliation and ab opportunity to pursue a democratic path. instead we have seen a more dangerous path taken through arbitrary arrests, broad crack down on mr. morsi's associations, and supporters and wounded thousand more. the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interriment government and security forces. we deplor
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 12:00pm EDT
they loved the rural lifestyle. we went by martha william's house today. it's no longer there, but she was an 86-year-old widow of an arizona sharecropper living with her son in a sagging house. don't feel sorry for me, williams said, this is a shack, but it's my shack, god gave it to me. i ain't got nobody coming to me saying you owe me rent. i sleep as long as i want to and get up when i'm ready, and when the beautiful wind gets to blowing, i can flap my wings when i want to flap them. i sleep easy at night, right here in my little run down shack by the highway. it may not be your dream, but it's mine. now you can just turn around and leave us alone. >> the history of homicide in the united states in this next interview from columbus, ohio. >> the homicide rates since, really, world war ii, correlated best with the answer to this question, do you trust the government to do the right thing most of the time, and do you believe public officials are mostly honest? when we answer "yes" toe questions like the early 50s and 60s, we don't kill each other, and when we say "no, we don't trust
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 9:00am EDT
of these women and their influence on the presidency. watch the encore presentation from martha washington to i'd saw dc kinly -- ida mckinly next week on c-span. >> and the u.s. senate about to gavel in. senators will begin today with general speeches, and at 11 eastern they'll consider a nomination for the u.s. appeals court. that vote will be followed on a vote about limiting debate to transportation, housing and community development projects. this afternoon senators debate the nomination of samantha power for u.s. ambassador to the united nations. we have live coverage now of the senate here on c-span2. senate will come to order. the chaplain, dr. barry black, will lead the senate in prayer. the chaplain: let us pray. eternal lord god, the source of our life, you are high above all, yet in all. keep us from becoming weary in doing what is right, as you use us for your instruments in these challenging times. empower our senators to bring your freedom to those shackled by fear. help them to lift the burdens that are too heavy for people to carry. lengthen their vision that they may see bey
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 6:00am EDT
of these women and their influence on the presidency. watch the encore presentation from martha washington to ivan mckinley weeknights starting next week at nine eastern on c-span. >> coming up on c-span2, former lawmakers talk about some of the challenges in the federal budget process. the senate is back in at 9:30 a.m. eastern and will work on judicial nominations and continue debate on transportation spending for 2014. >> acting irs commissioner daniel warfel testifies before the house ways and means committee this morning about the implementation of the new of care law. he will be joined by the deputy administrator. watch live coverage starting at 10 a.m. eastern on c-span3. >> mark twain was a very young man when he was here in carson city. born in 1835, so he arrived in 1861, do the math, he's 25, 26. it's a very formative period in his life. the experiences he has your, all the things he does come at them for things he writes and then the notoriety that he gets beginning in san francisco and new york city. this laid the foundation to the man who would become one of the greatest writ
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 6:00am EDT
. next week martha washington to angelica van buren. first ladies, weeknights all this month starting monday at 9 eastern on c-span. >> now, the farewell ceremony for outgoing fbi director robert mueller. he served 12 years in the position which he assumed one week before the attacks on 9/11. speakers at the ceremony include attorney general eric holder, former cia director george tenet, and tsa administrator john pistole. this is a little less than an hour. [background sounds] [background sounds] >> all right. could you remain standing while we have the presentation of the colors. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> halt! present colors! ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> forward march! ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [background sounds] [laughter] >> good morning, everybody, and welcome to thi celebration of the public service career of robert mueller iii whom i have been accused of dubbing bobby three sticks. there are far too many alumnis and dignitaries present for me to point out by name, but you will have the opportunity to talk to old friends after this on fifth floor. but there's one person with us today whom i am c
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 10:00am EDT
-span expected in about ten minutes from now at 10:15 eastern. the president is speaking from martha's vineyard where he and his family have been vacationing. again lie of at 10:15 eastern on c-span. tonight on the town hall we are asking who do you think this represents the future we will get established and up-and-coming political figures and ask republicans, democrats and third party supporters to call in and tell us who they are watching and looking to lead their party in the next presidential election and beyond. here is a preview. >> starting in 2013, this year, there are two gubernatorial races in the united states. there's new jersey where chris christie is clinging on to the 30-point lead over his democratic opponent. >> i think that he outweighs the area. [laughter] >> outweighs most. let's be clear. but he's going to win. i am a new jerseyian. there are some who are not enamored of him. come to new jersey and when you spend some time in new jersey i think you might understand that regardless of what you think of him on a more national stage, he is exactly what the state of new jersey
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2013 8:00am EDT
to martha's vineyard. the president will be meeting with a group of financial regulators later today including fed chair ben bernanke. they'll be discussing the ongoing implementation of the dodd-frank financial overhaul. and josh earnest will brief reporters set for air on c-span. suspected militants killed 24 police in an ambush in northern sinai, and egyptian officials also are indicating former president hosni mubarak could be freed this week. questions likely will come up during today's white house briefing, news also that european union foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting this week to forge a joint response to the recent violence in egypt that has killed nearly 1,000 people. a european committee official said diplomats agreed that meeting would be held wednesday in brussels. well, here on -- >> we're standing inside hard scrabble which is a two-story log cabin in 1856. julia in her memoirs lets us know that she does not like it one bit. she's found it crude and homely. but true to her nature, she will make the best of it. as a young married woman, she would want to
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 10:00am EDT
. deputy press secretary read a statement today at a briefing at martha's vineyard where president obama is vacationing. >> the united states strongly condemns the use of violence against protesters in egypt. we extend our condolences to the families of those have been killed, and to the injured. we have repeatedly called on egyptian military and security forces to show restraint, and the for the government to respect the universal rights of its citizens, just as we were urge protesters to demonstrate peacefully. the violence will only make it more difficult to move in egypt forward on a path to lasting stability and democracy. and ron streck the counter to the pledges by the interim government to pursue reconciliation. we also strongly oppose a return to a state of emergency law, and call on the government to respect basic human rights, such as freedom of peaceful assembly and due process under the law. the world is watching what is happening in cairo. we urge the government of egypt, and all parties in egypt, to refrain from violence and resolve their differences peacefully. so without
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2013 10:00am EDT
the martha we're all here to talk about, bobby kennedy actually came to the national congress of american indians, a little known fact, probably, in this room. [laughter] that's why i wanted to use this moment to tell it to you. and he made a statement that said he noted the ironny that native people have been denied equal opportunity in the greatest free country in the world. and then he quoted chief joseph of the necessary pierce tribe who said, made the statement in 1877, and he said whenever the white man treats the indian as he treats his own kind, then we will have no more wars. and i actually think that statement, although we probably wouldn't use those same words today, is the thought behind it is reality. the harsh reality that from access to equal education to financial services to affordable housing, um, all of those things create real barriers to our economic abilities of our communities today. so today we're going to join by the right panel of the right folks here with bill and mark lopez and lisa, we're going to have that conversation. so, lisa, i want to start with you. and
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 6:00am EDT
thank you so very much -- [inaudible] with the martha went on before and raising questions that project us toward a future. i'd like to just make a comment about several things that you have mentioned. you talk about the collect i use of -- collective use of resources. prior to us pursuing the dream, there were black -- [inaudible] the insurance companies in particular that supported home ownership, invested money into the community. i grew up in a segregated south community where booker t. washington -- [inaudible] sitting on the steps -- this was before i was born be, i'm not quite that old. [laughter] but people from tuskegee came in to educate the black community because people couldn't go to school. black people -- [inaudible] in that part of arkansas, but after 1960 and we saw the dream, the insurance companies went out of business as we got a piece of the rock. now, i don't want to preach, but your point about our psychology, and the gentleman last night talked about less information. when you went to a is segregated black school and you mentioned the churches, the cur catches ta
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm EDT
with communication funding and my question is for martha. when the administration release the specific date on the head start it's got a lot of press very concrete from a reliable source. do you see similar data coming out about the impact on other programs? i know that not every program works as same way and sometimes the data is harder to get at that would be very helpful because that would generate a lot of the press. >> you are right. one of the unique things about head start is a federal to local grantee and the office of head start did something that was extremely helpful to program management as well as public awareness raising which is a few months ago the grantees updated their plans to say exactly what they were doing so we could say how many children would be affected. that's somewhat unique. that being said we do know a lot about what's going on and venus tape i state the reduction in unemployment benefits. we know how many title i $ have been pulled out of the state and those are dollars that flow through the school district and as we have that information in a form that we fee
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2013 12:00pm EDT
on their august recess. the president on vacation in martha's vineyard. from boston the republican national committee a short while ago approving a resolution blocking to tv networks from hosting the republican presidential primary debate. the vote affirms the chairman is threat against cnn and nbc unless the networks dropped their plans to air programs about possible democratic presidential contender hillary clinton. the vote at the summer committee meeting in boston was unanimous. and part of the statement that the rnc part of that resolution read the rnc shall, quote, endeavor >>> we were right in my view to fully fund the military since 9/11 but what we did is we deprived the state department and the u.s. agency of international development of funds. and there is other results. an enormous gap between the size and power of the pentagon and the size and power of the state department are illustrated with little like samples from bob gates, who was an outstanding defense for president bush and obama. he gave a brilliant speech years ago. secretary gates, we have more military personnel and
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